Agriculture Planning an Idaho Garden

Discussion in 'The Green Patch' started by Dont, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. Dont

    Dont Just another old gray Jarhead Monkey Site Supporter+++

    Idaho can be a challenging place to grow a garden in.

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  2. BTPost

    BTPost Stumpy Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Depends on WHERE in ID you are trying to grow a garden. How much water you have, and what you plan on growing... I spent my college years in Idaho, and watched folks do real well, with local gardens... .....
  3. Dont

    Dont Just another old gray Jarhead Monkey Site Supporter+++

    If your down in the valley, it can be easy.. Here in the mountains it can be a bit more challenging.. Just thought some folks may find some of the files I had saved over the years interesting..
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  4. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Monkey+++

    @Dont you are very correct. Some regions it almost seems impossible to grow in but it can be done. This should be added to resources because it is a how to guide for problem areas.
  5. BlueDuck

    BlueDuck Monkey++

    I live in north Idaho and generally have a pretty good garden. This has been my best year ever for tomatoes and corn. That being said the season can be pretty short. I have had frost in every month of the year at one time or another. Raised beds helps and watch the forecast. If they predict lows of 40 degrees or less I cover the sensitive plants. Its common at my place to be 8-10 degrees below whatever is foretasted. A green house also helps.
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